Contracts Manager, Public Sector

3+ months agoArlington, VA


Amazon is looking for a Contracts Manager to support our rapidly growing and evolving Amazon Web Services (AWS) business selling to the public sector. You will be responsible for supporting the review, negotiation, drafting, and processing of public sector contracts (primarily with the U.S. federal government). You will be working with attorneys to verify compliance with the applicable laws, regulations, and contract terms and conditions. Additional responsibilities will include assisting in compliance reviews and audits, training, review and submission of RFx responses, and developing internal policies and procedures.

You must have a flexible attitude and great organizational skills. In addition, you must be a strong written and verbal communicator, with great attention to detail, and must be able to work independently in a constantly changing and sometimes ambiguous environment. You also need common sense, great judgment, and a sense of humor. This position involves direct contact with business owners and external parties.

Government Confidentiality Requirement

Due to applicable government regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.


• Bachelor's Degree
• 3+ years of experience in U.S. government contracting within a law firm, corporate legal or contracts department, or the government
• Knowledge of government contracting laws, rules and regulations to include commercial items contracting requirements, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and FAR supplements (eg, the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS))
• Experience engaging with government contracting officials, system integrators, prime contractors, subcontractors, and resellers


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Job ID: Amazon-1465714